Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County

Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County

Growing a fruit trees is not impossible, but it takes more than just sticking something in the ground and walking away. One of the steps of having a d...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Newton Grove discusses flooding issues

Newton Grove discusses flooding issues

NEWTON GROVE — Town leaders are looking for ways to tackle a flooding issue in town.During its Monday meeting, Mayor Gerald Darden and the Board...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Garland celebrates 110th birthday, honors former mayors

Garland celebrates 110th birthday, honors former mayors

GARLAND — For decades, many residents have made contributions to make a small town in southern Sampson County prosper.Garland celebrated its 110...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Garland continues progress with new park, installs playground equipment

Garland continues progress with new park, installs playground equipment

GARLAND — For several months, town officials have been laying the groundwork for a new park in downtown. Now, residents are beginning to see a l...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Clinton woman receives felony drug charges

Clinton woman receives felony drug charges

A Clinton woman has received felony drug charges following a search of her residence on Tuesday, prompted by a complaint to Sampson County SheriffR...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Registration underway for Mid-Carolina Senior Games

Registration underway for Mid-Carolina Senior Games

Registration is now open for the annual Mid-Carolina Senior Games.Games are scheduled to begin Wednesday, April 19, and continue through Monday, May 8...

February 14th, 2017 |  


County seeks to save $4M

County seeks to save $4M

New schools and large buildings cost a lot of money. The county has been paying off some long-term federal loans for years and is now eyeing a refinan...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Crimewatch

(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Teen arrested in air rifle shooting

Teen arrested in air rifle shooting

A Clinton teenager was arrested for allegedly shooting a woman with an air rifle on Friday night, one of two victims who reported being shot in simila...

February 13th, 2017 updated: February 13th, 2017. |  


Colwell reflects on successes as a Sampson school administrator

Colwell reflects on successes as a Sampson school administrator

Editor’s note: February is Black History Month, and in an effort to commemorate the many men and women who have been an influential part of Afri...

February 13th, 2017 |